Peter Wayner

Contributing Editor

Peter Wayner is contributing editor at InfoWorld and the author of more than 16 books on diverse topics, including open source software ("Free for All"), autonomous cars ("Future Ride"), privacy-enhanced computation ("Translucent Databases"), digital transactions ("Digital Cash"), and steganography ("Disappearing Cryptography"). His work regularly appears in InfoWorld, and he consults on software projects big and small. The second edition of his book on robot cars, "Future Ride," is out now. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard's TechBeacon marketing website.

15 APIs every developer should know

Safeguard your code: 17 tips to develop more-secure code

Safeguard your code: 17 tips to develop more-secure code

Rigorous input testing, passwords, encryption—security is a feature no programmer can afford to overlook

React vs. Vue: Clash of the JavaScript titans

React vs. Vue: Clash of the JavaScript titans

The React and Vue.js JavaScript libraries share some of the best ideas in web development. Which should you choose?

GitHub vs. Bitbucket vs. GitLab: An epic battle for developer mindshare

GitHub vs. Bitbucket vs. GitLab: An epic battle for developer mindshare

GitHub, Bitbucket, and GitLab pile lots of poshy extras on top of Git. Which should you choose?

Open source serverless: Fission, Fn, Kubeless, and OpenWhisk

Open source serverless: Fission, Fn, Kubeless, and OpenWhisk

Do-it-yourself serverless frameworks offer freedom from cloud lock-in, but at the cost of cloud convenience and ease

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what’s in and what’s out in app dev

Google Cloud tutorial: Get started with Google Cloud

Google Cloud tutorial: Get started with Google Cloud

From virtual machines and Kubernetes clusters to serverless functions and machine learning APIs — how to navigate Google’s cloud riches

Serverless in the cloud: AWS vs. Google Cloud vs. Microsoft Azure

Serverless in the cloud: AWS vs. Google Cloud vs. Microsoft Azure

With AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions, and Microsoft Azure Functions, a little bit of business logic can go a very long way

AWS Lambda tutorial: Get started with serverless computing

AWS Lambda tutorial: Get started with serverless computing

12 steps to building an application in the Amazon cloud, without breaking a sweat or a budget

21 plug-ins to make the most of Eclipse

21 plug-ins to make the most of Eclipse

The vast Eclipse plug-in ecosystem offers rich rewards for application developers who know how to find the gems

Node.js vs. Java: An epic battle for developer mind share

Node.js vs. Java: An epic battle for developer mind share

Here’s how the enterprise stalwart and JavaScript upstart stack up in a battle for the server room

8 technologies transforming the database

8 technologies transforming the database

That database has come a long way from tables of rows and columns, and the journey is far from over

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